Cypress|Textiles: Art meets Crochet

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Art of Crochet: Modern Afghans and more from Cypress|Textiles (Designer Profile) With over 250 blankets in her complete portfolio, Rachele Carmona’s afghans combine modern layouts and familiar crochet motifs. Each blanket is a bit of a surprise, asymmetry, and whimsey, balancing together for beautiful results. Her signature chevron, floral, and geometric shapes work together […]

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Crochet Modern Granny by Jeanne Steinhilber

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet #MG Modern Granny Patterns eBook Jeanne Steinhilber, Community Chaperone and Assistant Content Writer for The Crochet Crowd has a new free eBook called #MG. #MG is short for Modern Granny. Over the past year, she has been using similar stitch combos and coming up with variations of what she initially called as the Modern […]

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Crochet Modern Granny Hat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Modern Granny Hat #MG Hook up my Modern Granny #MG Hat and be warm and trending!  I used less than half a cake of Caron Sprinkle Cakes for this hat, but it would look great with Caron Tea Cakes and Caron Chunky Cakes. When I was scrolling through the fabulous pictures on The Crochet Crowd […]

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Crochet Modern Cardigan by Donna Bondy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Modern Cardigan   Inspired by the Modern Granny designs by Jeanne Steinhilber, I have designed this amazingly warm and cozy Modern Granny Cardigan.  I used Caron Sprinkle Cakes as my yarn of choice, but you could also use Caron Tea Cakes. With the self striping yarn, it came out so beautifully, and with the […]

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Trendy Crochet Baby Blanket + Tutorial

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trendy and Modern Baby Blanket Not all new mom’s of today are looking for baby blankets that are the pinks, blues or baby colours. Some mom’s have reached outside of the typical baby colour palette and are steering towards modern, trendy and contemporary baby afghans. Of course, the bottom line is that the afghan needs […]

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